What Happened on January 22, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1953 NFL Draft: Harry Babcock from University of Georgia first pick by San Francisco 49ers

Theater Premiere

Arthur Miller's play "Crucible" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Jarmusch, American director (Only Lovers Left Alive), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Karen Moe, American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1972), born in Del Monte, Philippines
  • Myung-Whun Chung, South Korean pianist and conductor (Chung Trio), born in Seoul, South Korea
1953 Highlights

About January 22, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Comes A-Long A-Love - Kay Starr